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Archiv der Insectengeschichte (1781)

Author: Fuessli, Johann Caspar, 1743-1786; Bertram, A. W., ill; Herbst, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm, 1743-1807, ill; Köchlin, J., ill; Schäffer, Jacob Christian, 1718-1790, ill; Schellenberg, Johann Rudolf, 1740-1806, ill; Schrank, D. T., ill; Sotzmann, D. F. ill; Schaus, William, 1859- former owner DSI; Jekel, Henri, 1816-1891, former owner. DSI
Subject: Insects
Publisher: Zürich ; Winterthur : Bey dem Herausgeber und bey Heinrich Steiner und Comp.
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: German
Call number: 39088014412266
Digitizing sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor: Smithsonian Libraries
Collection: biodiversity; americana
Notes: Pages 81 and 110-111 have text slightly cut off
Scanfactors: 7

Full catalog record: MARCXML

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Originally planned to be complete in 10 Hefte, but only 8 Hefte were issued

Artists featured include A.W. Bertram; J.F.W. Herbst; J. Köchlin; J. Schaffer; J.R. Schellenberg (who also did the engravings); D.T. Schrank; and D.F. Sotzmann

The adjusted plate count includes plates 19a, 19b, 28a; plates 31-42 were never issued

Includes bibliographical references

Nissen, C. Zoologische Buchillustration

BM (Nat. His.)

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SCNHRB copy 39088014412266 has handwritten[?] title and half-title leaves inserted in the volume

SCNHRB copy has bookplate: Collection of William Schaus, presented to the National Museum, MCMV. With stamps (Smithsonian Institution, U.S. National Museum; Smithsonian Library, Oct. 2, 1958) and a few scattered ms. ink annotations

SCNHRB copy has the autograph of a former owner, H. Jekel

SCNHRB copy has a photocopy of the following article inserted in a pocket on the front free endpaper: Griffin, Francis J. "The 'Archiv der Insectengeschichte' of J.C. Fuessly, Heft 1-8, 1781-1786," J. Soc. Bibl. Nat. Hist., v. 1, pt. 3 (July, 1937), p. 83-85

SCNHRB copy has a black buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine and red edges

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